George Hartwell Ltd is a privately-owned group of Peugeot dealerships, operating within the Poole/Bournemouth/Christchurch/ conurbation, with a turnover in excess of £20m. The group which employs approximately 100 employees, is seeking to appoint a Group Accountant to be based at the Poole dealership to assist in the ongoing strategy for change and business improvement.
responsible for the efficient operation of the group accounting function
effectively manage the group cash flow position
produce monthly and annual accounting information to tight timetables
formulate budgets and forecasts in conjunction with individual Dealer Principals
manage the group IT requirements
give leadership to the finance operation and , in conjunction with Dealer Principals, provide a sound base for the ongoing profitable development of the business
an experienced accountant, preferably qualified and with motor trade experience although this would not be a barrier to the right candidate
a disciplined and proven manager
the ability to communicate and motivate effectively at all levels
the drive and enthusiasm to succeed to Finance Director level
A competitive salary will be paid. Benefits will include a fully-expensed car, contributory pension and life assurance arrangement and medical expenses insurance.
Please write, enclosing your CV, addressing each of the points and outlining current remuneration to: Rodney Allison, Finance Director level.